Fiddleback Forge’s knives are highly sought after by knife aficionados and avid outdoorsmen alike. The purely hand-crafted knives are especially desirable since they are designed for hard use with fantastic ergonomics and feature beautiful materials. Each unique knife is made by hand at the Fiddleback Forge shop. Master knifemaker and designer, Andy Roy, finishes each knife personally to make sure you are getting the highest quality knife imaginable.
Fiddleback Forge’s handcrafted knives have limited availability, and are sold as they are made.
We do not take custom orders!
Fiddleback Forge's purpose-built line of knives are derived from the proven handcrafted knife designs of Andy Roy.
Fiddleback Forge's Field Knives use a mid-tech production process to produce the hardest working knives available anywhere. Each knife is hand-assembled from pre-fabricated stock and receives hand finishing touches and assembly at the Fiddleback Forge workshop prior to shipping.
This process is performed by the same talented hands that produce Fiddleback Forge's all-handmade knives and produces a quality knife unmatched by mass manufactured knives.
Fiddlback's first designs were the first 2 Fiddlebacks that I purchased (and still have)...they are the 3 Finger Joe in Ironwood and the Runt in Rosewood. That started my collection and I’ve owned over 60 Fiddleback and family knives - and still expanding! I no longer purchase any other family/brand of knives and rarely carry any of my pre-Fiddleback knives. I used to collect a lot of tactical folders and high end factory knives but I am much happier with the support, look, feel, and more personal approach by far with your organization. This probably mirrors the sentiment of the majority of us who have been regulars on the sub-forum and Fiddleback owners. Thank you so much for all of what you guys do.
— Brian Q
I know most people buy a knife and hardly use it. I am not that guy. I gut, skin, bone out and process over 100 large game animals a year and spend 45 days a year in the woods in a tent. I have a bushcraft knife and a machete. No amount of money can buy these two knives from me. I'll hand them to a grandson I don't yet have. I have met few that use a knife like I do and fiddleback is my choice. And I have tried nearly all big name knife companies. Andy Roy is second to no knife builder I know.
— Trey S.
Love Fiddleback Forge, awesome knives! The handle design is one of the best I have ever held & the fit & finish is second to none.
Beautiful knives with superb build quality! Own four of them so far...
Here are the knives posting on August 10, 2018 for Fiddleback Friday!
Models include the Pocket Kephart, Esquire, Sylvrfalcen, Lonestar, F2, Lil' Lady, Bushnub, Asp, Bush Hermit, Recluse, & More. We also have apprentice knives: Grange Park Knifeworks Rabbits Foot, Dragonfly Blade Works "Kudamono" Paring Knife, and Dragonfly Blade Works "Olde Home Place" Skinner.
Here are the knives posting on August 3, 2018 for Fiddleback Friday!
Models include the Bushboot, Pocket Kephart, Esquire, Patch, Handyman, Monarch, Bushnub, Bushcrafter, Bushfinger, Arete, & More. We also have apprentice knives: the Grange Park Knifeworks Kaiju.
Here are the knives posting on July 27, 2018 for Fiddleback Friday!
Models include the Runt, Pocket Kephart, Bushboot, Bushcrafter Jr, Bushraptor, Handyman, Monarch, Garrote, Recluse, Bush Hermit & More. We also have apprentice knives: the Dragonfly Blade Works Wanderer.
The Fiddleback Forge F2 is Andy Roy’s interpretation of a fish and fowl knife. It has a featherlight blade with a fine edge that is exceptionally nimble in hand and perfect for processing both fish and small game. When this knife came out, I knew I had to have one as I find myself fishing and hunting birds more than I do large game and this knife seemed ideal. It doesn’t add much weight to the pack and it is purpose built. I received my desert ironwood F2 with only a few days before leaving for South Africa on safari where it would get a really thorough field test. [...] The next morning, I took a trip to my favorite local fishing hole and came up with two rainbow trout that would taste great for lunch. Just as I started to clean the first, I had an epiphany and came up with this “how to clean a fish” instructional for the Fiddleback Forge website.
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